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6pm-12am Dancing Christmas & New Years Day! Salsa & Argentine Tango classes + DANCING! 2 levels of Salsa On 1 or 2 and 2 levels of Argentine Tango PLUS DANCING on the evenings of both Christmas and New Year's Day. Also it's 'NOT TOO LATE' for a DANCE GIFT

From: Terry
Sent on: Saturday, December 24, 2011 3:08 PM

I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:
http://www.meetup.com/DC-Salsa-Rueda-and-Social-Latin-Dance-and-Music-Meetup-Group/events/44814472/

When: Sunday, December 25,[masked]:00 PM

Where: DanceSport at Dupont Circle
2201 Pst, NW [masked]nd St on google maps)
Washington, DC 20037

Event fee: $12.00 ($95/10-class gift cert),Gift certificates available for any number of classes, private dance coaching, Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshops, social dance parties in any combination of the above during 'DanceSport Dupont Circle' plus other future locations in Bethesda, Silver Spring and on Capitol Hill.  

This Meetup repeats every week on Sunday.

 

6pm-12am Dancing Christmas &NewYearsDay! Salsa& Argentine Tango classes+DANCING!

Join us on the evenings of both Christmas Day and New Year's Day for beginner and intermediate classes in Salsa on 1 or 2 and Argentine Tango from 6pm - 8pm, followed by mostly Tango dancing plus some Latin and Swing mixed in from 8pm-midnight.

2 levels of Salsa On 1 or 2 and 2 levels of Argentine Tango PLUS DANCING on the evenings of both Christmas and New Year's Day. Also it's 'NOT TOO LATE' for a DANCE GIFT CERTIFICATE (Give the gift of DANCE ...a gift that will last a lifetime ...and one that gives again and again, every time the music starts to play!)

 

Gift certificates available for any number of classes, private dance coaching, Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshops, social dance parties in any combination of the above during 'DanceSport Dupont Circle' plus other future locations in Bethesda, Silver Spring and on Capitol Hill.

Anyone familiar with International DanceSport & Entertainment (www.PleaseDanceWithMe.com) knows that we have classes and dancing on EVERY HOLIDAY; including Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Beg technique (good for all levels) & Intermed Salsa patterns on both 1 & 2 at 6 & 7pm (2 separate classes at $12/class or $95/10-class dance card) and Argentine Tango (2 levels of Tango at once included FREE with the Milonga) from 7-8pm followed by the 'Christmas Day & New Year's Day Dupont Milongas'; official Buenos Aires Style Argentine Tango Milongas ($10) from 8pm to 12 midnight on both Christmas Day AND New Year's Day from 8pm-12 midnight after Tango classes end.

 

'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'
6pm-midnight ...includes beg & int classes PLUS social dancing,
refreshments and warm pies and desserts from our HUGE double oven ...WITH ICE CREAM!

 


3rd annual
'Christmas & New Year's Day Milongas'
held this year during
Tango at Dupont Circle
co-hosted by Hitomi Hayashi and Terry Chasteen
with DJ Mark Sakowski

Tango classes for 2 levels (free with Milonga) at 7pm
plus Tango dancing/practice & Milonga 8pm to midnight
(con Postres y Helado!)
Milonga and Tango social dancing & practice for all levels
from 8:00pm-12 midnight after 6pm Salsa and 7pm Tango classes.
GREAT Tango music and more by DJ Mark Sakowski (several tandas of ChaChaCha, Salsa, West Coast or East Coast Swing and Merengue later in the evening)

(Only $10 for Milonga, including the Tango class)
All are welcome, including singles, couples, same-gender couples and the seeing and hearing impaired (limited ASL avail).

 

 (... just a reminder that there is PLENTY of parking within 2 blocks after 6:30pm all weekdays and all weekend long at the nearby vacant embassies if one knows which adjacent streets to drive down [see below])

 

It's 'NOT TOO LATE' for a DANCE GIFT CERTIFICATE!

Gift certificates available for any number of classes, private dance coaching, Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshops, social dance parties in any combination of the above during DanceSport Dupont Circle plus other future locations in Bethesda, Silver Spring and on Capitol Hill.
(Give the gift of DANCE ...a gift that will last a lifetime ...and one that gives again and again, every time the music starts to play!)

 

Join us every Wed and Sun for classes plus social
dancing and practice during
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'

Location: Photo of the Dupont Circle 'Church of the Pilgrims', location of DanceSport at Dupont Ciircle
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'
The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall
2201 P St. NW [masked]nd St on Google Maps),
Washington DC 20037
Two blocks West of Dupont Circle (red line Metro) at 22nd & P NW between P and Q.
Entrance indicated by balloons at the South corner of the building at 22nd & P.
Animated clip art old record player with musical notes


Contact:
[address removed],
[masked],
www.PleaseDanceWithMe.com,
www.DanceSportDupont.com
www.TangoDanceSport.com,
www.TangoDupontCircle.com


Sundays from 3:15-11pm:
Salsa, Swing, Ballroom, Hip Hop, Country/Western,
(including 'Thriller' by request for a future MJ Flashmob) and more.

Tango Class I beginners (7pm) & II intermediate (7:45pm) followed by the
'Domingo en Dupont Milonga' (con Postres y Helado!) with DJ David Liu.


(Includes our infamous desserts with ice cream. Visit
www.TangoDanceSport.com for directions to
PLENTY of free available parking)

 

Complete Sunday 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle' schedule
3:15pm - 4:00 pm:
1) Beginner SalsaOn1 ~ (taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa & Mein Son Mas)
2) Dominican style Bachata shines and footwork (starting date TBA taught by Hecter Chavez and LatinDanceVibe.com).
3) intermediate West Coast Swing ~ (taught by Greg Scott and Lemery Rollins - starting date TBA. Dates not conflicting with competition schedule will be announced here).
5) ALL LEVELS Beginner/int Salsa On2 New York Style technique, styling balance, rotation, musicality, etc (Considered beginner/int technique class EXCELLENT for all levels - taught by Mambo and technique expert Psyn Mauricio Scott)

4:00pm - 4:45pm:
1) Intermediate SalsaOn1 (taught by Earl Rush of StuckOnSalsa)
2) Beginner International Ballroom ~ Waltz in Sept (taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen) (included as one of the beginner level competitive dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).
3) Beginner West Coast Swing (taught by Mein)
4) Salsa On2, New York Style ~ (intermediate + turn patterns and shines - Psyn Mauricio Scott)


4:45pm - 5:30pm
1) Beginner International Latin ~ (Rumba, ChaChaCha, Samba, Paso Doble or Jive taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen) (included as one of the beginner level competitive dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).
2) Dance-at-Your-Wedding Workshop ~ Beginner Social Ballroom, Latin and Swing (taught by Terry Chasteen)

5:30pm-6:15pm:
1) C/W Two Step - technique, basics nd fun turn patterns for all levels (taught by Mein for social dancing and LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland)
2) International Jive - technique and basics for all levels (taught by Sunny Kwa or Terry Chasteen) (included as one of the beginner level competitive dances for LGBT Games 2014, Cleveland).

6:15pm-7:30pm:
1) Social dancing and practice in all dance styles to 7:00 and then Argentine Tango music only for dancing after 7pm during the adjacent Tango class. Includes teacher assistance, refreshments and desserts with ice cream. FREE to anyone taking any class throughout the day or $5 for just the dancing and practice from 6:15-7:30pm and $8 from 8:30-11pm.

2) 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' in preparation for an upcoming MJ medley Flashmob. This includes THE AUTHENTIC and ORIGINAL 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' dance routine in it's entirety directly from the video. We will also eventually be including excerps from 'Beat It', 'Billie Jean', 'Smooth Criminal', etc)

 

Sunday 'Tango at Dupont Circle' from 7-11pm
at
The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall 2201 P St. NW
Washington, DC 20037

 

Level I beginner and level II Tango classes taught by Terry Chasteen and a second teacher To-be announced.
7pm (sharp) - 7:45pm
- Level I beginners - The Tango basic plus fundamental structure and technique (body alignment, weight shifting vs stepping, body positioning, basic turning technique
7:45pm (sharp) - 8:30pm - Level II - more advanced figures, musicality and improvisation.
8:30pm-11pm - Argentine Tango Milonga dancing and practice, including desserts with ice cream and refreshments (DJ David Liu).


1 Tango class - $15, 2nd class an additional $5, $10 full-time students with full time ID; $95/10-class dance card , $85/10-class student class card. $5 for Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Tango and C/W dancing from 6-7:30pm (includes only Tango music from 7-7:30pm during Tango class) and $8 for dancing from 8:30-11pm. Both dances free to anyone taking any Sunday class.
Milonga 8:30-11pm with DJ David Liu. (Refreshments and desserts with ice cream included )

 

Location: Photo of the Dupont Circle 'Church of the Pilgrims', location of DanceSport at Dupont Ciircle
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'
The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall
2201 P St. NW [masked]nd St on Google Maps),
Washington DC 20037
Two blocks West of Dupont Circle (red line Metro) at 22nd & P NW between P and Q.
Entrance indicated by balloons at the South corner of the building at 22nd & P.
Animated clip art old record player with musical notes


Contact:
[address removed],
[masked],
www.PleaseDanceWithMe.com,
www.DanceSportDupont.com,
www.DanceSportDupontCircle.com,
www.TangoDanceSport.com,
www.TangoDupontCircle.com

 

PLENTY OF NEARBY 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle' FREE PARKING ALWAYS AVAILABLE.
We are two 2 blocks West of Dupont Circle (on the red line Metro) next to Embassy Row with free parking during the weekends plus during the week after 6:30pm in front of the nearby embassies, including:
1) on the adjacent block of Massachusetts Ave from 22nd St West to Sheridan Circle and several blocks beyond,
2) on 22nd St directly North of Q and Mass Ave to R St,
3) West along R St between 22nd and 23rd at Sheridan Circle,
4) directly on Sheridan Circle, which is one block from the Church of the Pilgrims,
5) non-embassy free parking is also available all weekend directly across from us on 22nd St between P and Q which opens up during the week daily at 6:30pm (so come to class early right after work and your parking space will be waiting for you at 6:30!).

Contact:
[address removed],[masked],
www.TangoDanceSport.com ,
www.DanceSportDupont.com

 

Two blocks west of Dupont Circle (red line metro) - between P and Q Sts. NW (Building has many entrances so follow balloons - use ground level separate entrance at the very corner of 22nd & P St. NW, overlooking the small park and monument at 22nd and P St NW.
$10/drop-in class for Full time students with ID

Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Tango, etc social dancing & practice from 6:15-7:30 FREE to anyone taking any Sunday class. Tango music only from 7-7:30 as there'll be a Tango class going on at the same time needing Tango music.

 

$8 Argentine Tango milonga from 8pm-11pm or also FREE if taking any Sunday class.
(DJ David Liu)

$95/10-class dance card good for any class taught by Terry and associate teachers at this location or any future DC & Md locations (including future Hollywood Ballroom of Silver Spring, Md, Bethesda DanceSport, Bethesda, Md [ www.BethesdaDanceSport.com], the Tenleytown DanceSport Center [ www.TenleytownDanceSport.com and www.TenleyCircleDanceSportCenter.com] or DanceSport on Capitol Hill in the near future).

As always our infamous desserts with ice cream will be available. Not-to-worry about the diet and the waistline. .... there'll be PLENTY of dancing for everyone to wear it all off!

moving balloons LOOK FOR THE BALLOONS ON THE ENTRANCE SINCE THERE ARE NUMEROUS ENTRANCES TO THE BUILDING. AND IF YOU KNOW ANYONE WITH A BIRTHDAY, BRING THEM! BIRTHDAY BOYZ AND GIRZ OF ALL AGES ARE FREE! WE ALREADY HAVE THE ICE CREAM AND DESSERTS. JUST BRING A CAKE TO SHARE IF YOU CARE TO.

 

We'll be learning the 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' dance routine plus other MJ favorites at 6pm on Sundays and 8:30 or 9pm Wed whenever requested ...(and it's FREE to anyone taking any earlier class!!)

 

'Michael Jackson's Thriller' by request 'year round!' in preparation for a future MJ medley FlashMob (....so practice before it's Showtime!!).

 

The medley of Michael's choreography, including 'Thriller', 'Beat It' and others will be taught at our weekly Wed and Sun Dance-&-Learn social parties during
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle',

2201 P St. NW, Washington DC


MJ's Thriller dancersMichael Jackson dancing 'Thriller'
Prepare to dance with us by request at 6pm the entire routine of 'Michael Jackson's Thriller'. We'll be teaching it for a future combination MJ Flashmob on both Wednesdays and Sundays ( ....but only for those who DARE!).
Visit www.MichaelJacksonsThriller.com

Michael Jackson's Thriller posterwithch on broom Thriller Routine with Terry Chasteen
Dance Factory Halloween Ball 2011
co-hosted by Mike Baris and Roxi Holloway, Washington DC

Terry Chasteen visited as a special guest instructor
to teach and lead everyone through the 'Michael Jackson's Thriller' dance routine.
(Too much fun!!)
ghoul clip art sneaking in grave yard Uploaded by mikebarisdotcom on Oct 28, 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pa-b4cCLLCU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

 

Join us 'OUT on the DANCE FLOOR' on Wednesdays and Sundays during 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'!

Join us for our new OUT on the Dance Floor program of classes and practice at historic Dupont Circle, Washington DC every Wednesday from 6:15pm-10:30pm and most Sundays (unless posted in advance here) from 3pm-11pm during 'DanceSport at Dupont Circle', located 2 blocks from the Dupont Circle red line Metro at 2201 P St NW.

Adult classes take place every 45 minutes with 2-3 dance styles and sometimes multiple levels and teachers at once from 6:15 to 9:15pm on Wednesdays and 3pm-6pm on Sundays followed by FREE teacher-assisted open dancing and practice (to 10:15pm on Wednesdays and 11pm on Sundays).

Sunday schedule and detailed Wed schedule found below or online at www.OutOnTheDanceFloor.com, www.DanceSportDupont.com or contact by email at [address removed]

ABSOLUTELY NO PREVIOUS DANCE EXPERIENCE OR PARTNER NECESSARY FOR ADULT CLASSES. ALL ARE WELCOME, INCLUDING SINGLES, COUPLES, SAME-GENDER COUPLES AND THE SEEING AND HEARING IMPAIRED (LIMITED AVAIL)


(future youth classes before 6:00pm require leader and follower partners, though they can be partners of the same gender. All partners will switch often throughout each class).

Location:
'DanceSport at Dupont Circle'
The Church of the Pilgrims Fellowship Hall
2201 P St. NW
Washington DC 20037
www.DanceSportDupont.com balloons
LOOK FOR THE BALLOONS ON THE ENTRANCE SINCE THERE ARE NUMEROUS ENTRANCES TO THE BUILDING. AND IF YOU KNOW ANYONE WITH A BIRTHDAY, BRING THEM, those with birthdays are FREE!! WE ALREADY HAVE THE ICE CREAM AND DESSERTS. JUST BRING A CAKE TO SHARE IF YOU CARE TO.


This entrance going downstairs directly into the Fellowship Hall is on the hill at the very SE corner of the Church facing 22nd and P. It is to the right of the large Southern-facing entrance on the corner or left of the Eastern-facing entrance on that same corner and goes directly into the Fellowship Hall. The entrance overlooks the small Park and Monument at 22nd and P St NW. Since people have had trouble finding it, we'll have balloons tied to the entrance railing.

 

For additional information on any of the above, contact:

 

Terry Chasteen - International DanceSPORT & Entertainment
[address removed]
[address removed]
[address removed]
[masked]

 

www.PleaseDanceWithMe.com
www.InternationalDanceSPORT.com
www.DancingWithTheDCstars.com
www.DanceAtYourWeddingWorkshops.com
www.TangoDanceSPORT.com
www.TheDancingKidsNetwork.com
www.MichaelJacksonsThriller.com
www.OUTonTheDanceFloor.org
(including the annual "Out On The Dance Floor Charity Ball")

 

You've been watching "America's Ballroom Challenge" on PBS,

"So you Think You Can Dance" on FOX plus

"Dancing with the Stars" on ABC.

Metropolitan Washington DC is definitely becoming a city of BALLROOM, LATIN, TANGO, HIP HOP & SWING DANCING

 

...It's time for YOU to

"BECOME ONE OF THOSE STARS"...

"Out on The Dance Floor"!...

 

Wouldn't you rather STOP WATCHING all the fun....and START HAVING IT!?

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